Mr Thomas Ind qualified in medicine in 1989 from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College (London University). He obtained membership to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) in 1995 and is now a Fellow. He obtained a doctorate from the University of London in 1994 for his thesis on Placental Alkaline Phosphatase as a tumour marker in gynaecological malignancies.
In addition to his medical degree, doctorate, and membership to RCOG, Thomas Ind holds a number of other registrations and certificates. He is a registered sub-specialist in gynaecological oncology by the UK General Medical Council (GMC). He has level III certification in laparoscopic surgery from the RCOG. He is also certified by the RCOG and BSCCP as a colposcopist.
Thomas Ind was appointed consultant Gynaecological Surgeon to St George’s Hospital (London) and The Royal Marsden (London) in 2001. He is currently Head of Department of Gynaecological Oncology at The Royal Marsden and Medical Director of Private Care.
As a sub-specialist in Gynaecological cancer, his knowledge and expertise ensure clients are in safe hands. He also helps women suffering from common gynaecological conditions such as endometriosis and fibroids along with diagnostic services for the early detection of cancers. Mr Ind is experienced in laparoscopic and robotic surgery and was the first surgeon in the UK to perform a robotic hysterectomy. He has since performed 650 cases and published numerous academic papers on the subject.
He is active in research and is the author of many academic papers, books and book chapters including being a section editor of Gray's anatomy. He has over 100 publications listed on Google Scholar. He is an examiner for newly qualified doctors, a surgical skills tutor and an advocate of laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He has a strong interst in gynaecological surgery, cancer and colposcopy.
In his free time Mr Ind enjoys skiing with his family and recording music at home.